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Add SAP Search Help


Steps to add SAP search help:

Note: You must have GuiXT's search help ABAP program installed in SAP in order to utilize search help options on GuiXT fields.

Scenario 1

  • Modify the screen you want the user to see. Remove unnecessary fields/tabs and add custom fields.
  • Disable GuiXT .
    • You may temporarily disable GuiXT by typing in the transaction bar: /ws_WS=0
  • Navigate to the default SAP field with the search help you want to copy.
  • Select the field by clicking on it, then press F1 to bring up the field help.
  • Click on "Technical Information"
  • If you see the search help displayed, copy it.
    • If you are unable to see the search help displayed go to Scenario 2.
  • Re-enable GuiXT.
    • If you used the command above, you may re-enable by using /ws_WS=1
    • You may need to refresh the screen by typing in the transaction bar: ?
  • In Designer right-click -> Properties the field you want to add the help to.
  • Click on the "Search Help" tab, click the radio button for SearchHelp, and then place the search help you found here.
  • Save in Designer and all the changes will appear in SAP.

Scenario 2

  • Repeat scenario 1 until step 5.
  • Double-click on "Field Name". (You will need access to SE11)
  • Double-click on the Field.
  • Copy the Search help name.
  • If you see the search help displayed, copy it.
    • If you used the command above, you may re-enable by using /ws_WS=1
    • You may need to refresh the screen by typing in the transaction bar: ?
  • In Designer right-click -> Properties the field you want to add the help to.
  • Click on the "Search Help" tab, click the radio button for SearchHelp, and then place the search help you found here.
  • Save in Designer and all the changes will appear in SAP.